rope in

This page is about the phrasal verb rope in.

Meaning: If somebody ropes you in, they persuade you to do something you don't really want to do.

For example:

  • rope in sb We're having a charity fun run, so I'm trying to rope in as many of my friends as I can.

  • rope sb in Our manager got nearly everybody to say they'd perform in the Christmas talent show. I can't believe he roped so many of us in.

Quick Quiz:

A few of the newer teachers have been roped into taking

a. extra classes

b. extra holidays

c. extra pay

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Contributor: Matt Errey